Clark takes gold at Winter X-Games
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Aspen,CO- Three-time Olympian and gold medalist Kelly Clark won first place in the X-Games 22-foot superpipe event on Saturday.

This was her third gold medal in a row at the Winter X-Games, a first-ever three-peat winner, and her fourth overall. She has a total of 10 X- Games medals in the past 12 years.

Clark opened her final run with a frontside 1080 grab reaching 14 feet above the 22-foot pipe wall, four feet higher than her nearest competitor. That was followed by a backside cab 720 into a frontside 900 grab, a backside 540 to a frontside 720 for a score of 90.33.

Elena Hight (USA) came in a close second by placing the first ever double backside alley-oop rodeo in a world contest. She finished with a score of 90. Third place was won by 16-year-old Arielle Gold (USA).
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